Bags: Trash

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Info on this product category: Bags: Trash

Criteria for Bags: Trash

Plastic bags that have a thickness of 0.7 mil or greater are required to meet either one of the following (per California Public Resources Code section 42290):

  • Must have recycled plastic postconsumer material (RPPCM) equal to at least 10% of the weight of the bags; or
  • At least 30% of the weight of material used in all of its plastic products is RPPCM.
  • Bags and/or wholesalers must be on the most recent California Integrated Waste Management compliance list.

Last updated

Last updated: 
March 19, 2014